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About Top of the Hub
Situated in Boston’s Back Bay and high atop the Prudential Center on the 52nd floor, Top of the Hub features award-winning cuisine, service and ambiance paired with an unmatched panoramic view of the city’s skyline.
Whether you are looking for lunch, dinner or brunch, our menu boasts fresh regional seafood, premium meats and poultry and locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy a handmade cocktail crafted in our Lounge or a variety of wines from a collection repeatedly honored by Wine Spectator. Live entertainment complements these offerings to deliver a truly one-of-a-kind atmosphere that has earned the distinction of Boston’s most romantic dining experience.
Prudential Building, 52nd Floor
Boston, MA 02199
American, Seafood, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 11:00am - 1:00am; Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 1:00am. During these hours, the Top of the Hub has menus for lunch, dinner, cocktails and late night dining.
Fairfield and Gloucester
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live entertainment daily in the lounge after 7:30pm
Please contact our sales and catering department for private rooms.
Public lot underground for Prudential Center, discounted with validation.
Prudential Stop on the Green line or Copley/Back Bay Station (10 minute walk)
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Brunch buffets, sit down lunch or dinner events, stand up cocktail receptions.
Top of the Hub Ratings and Reviews
This was our second time at the Top of the Hub and it was just like the last time—very good. The last time my husband and I went was about 3 years ago and nothing really has changed. We decided to go yesterday to celebrate his birthday. I do think the prices are high but you’re paying for the view/atmosphere. Service was great, no issues at all. Food was good. My husband got the 16oz dry aged rib eye steak and it was a bit burnt... but it was tolerable. My Portuguese styled chicken was great and the portion was pretty big (at least for me it was). All in all, if you’re looking for a restaurant that has a great view and atmosphere this is the place for you. If you’re just looking to get some high quality food you can honestly go to any other restaurant and get the same high quality food for a much cheaper price.
One of the worst dinners I have ever had in 53 years. The hostesses were unbelievably rude and completely unaccommodating. I made it perfectly clear to them in my open table reservation and when I arrived in person that I was willing to wait any amount of time for a table for two at the window. She could not figure out a way to accommodate this and was extraordinarily rude in the process. We waited for close to an hour after our scheduled reservation to sit down at our table. We sat up at the bar with two very pleasant bartenders. Once we got to the table we found the food to be horrifically cold. My girlfriend returned each of the four course to be reheated. I didn’t even bother. The waitress was great. On the way out we grabbed a rose from the vase in the foyer that had about 60 roses as it was Valentines Day. When we reached the lobby and stepped out of the elevator we were met by an irate security guard who demanded the rose back!! The hostess called down to him and made him get the rose back!! After wasting our time, aggravating us, serving us dog food grade food and taking 486 of our hard earned dollars the least they could do is let us keep the flower!! We will never go back there again and I would suggest you don’t either. The Top Of The Hub in Boston Massachusetts should be called the bottom of the hub. Never, ever again!!
I would recommend this restaurant to experience the spectacular views, have a drink and salad. It's a great place to go have a drink with friends or date.
I tried the stuffed lobster... too much in the "mystery stuffing mix" so it was sent back. The butternut squash soup was tasty. There was a problem with the silverware... not clean. The waitress forget about us towards the end of our meal... but, we were able to get the attention of other staff of assistance.
Worn out utensils and scratched up plates for the price you pay you expect nicer things. Very disappointed by not getting the window table that I booked even though one or two emptied out soon as I got in. The foods is good but I'd expect more for the price I paid.
I requested a nice table next to or near the window for a view. The hostess sat us in the back room which was noisy, hot and had low ceilings which totally changed the atmosphere that we were use at Top Of the Hub. It was a birthday brunch so I did not want to complain. However the room was tight, my husband was touching chairs with the gentleman behind him. The hostess should of read my request and checked. with us to see if this table was ok since it was in a private room closed off from the nicer part of the restaurant. The food was average for brunch. The desert was a tart but really just a lemon raspberry cookie that was obviously made sometime during the week. We done 3-4 times a year at Top of the Hub and had my daughter's birthday dinner there (for eight) two weeks ago. I would not recommend brunch or the back room. We were disappointed after paying $250 for brunch for 4 people to be squished in the corner. Btw there were several tables available in the dining room but the room we were In was full.. not sure what the strategy was here.
I wish the food wasn’t so tasteless! Our entrees were cold when they arrived to our table. Waitress lied to us about the delay in bringing us bread. She said it was because it was being baked. That bread was not right out of the oven but probably baked the day before! The dessert, Boston cream had a very nice presentation, but tasted like something bought out of the supermarket. We enjoyed the views but never go there again for the food. We did leave $37.00 tip! Despite it all.
Food was good, service was good, however we were unlucky and had reservations for a cloudy day so not much of a view. Like any one of these type of restaurants, the food is overpriced, but you pay for the view. I've been here a few times, know what I'm going to get, and like going back. It's great for dates or taking people from out of town.
This was my first time here and I have to say.. going here at night had to be the choice. The view of the city was amazing. I came here with my girlfriend for our anniversary and not only did she love the place but she would do it again even though she was a bit scared of the height lol. Amazing food and great service, the wait staff are great in what they do and they deserved every tip amount they got from me.
We had a table right by the window. It was such an awesome view. I ordered the 5-Course Prix Fixe with wine pairings. That was a great way to go. I would definitely do that again.
I only wish we could have at least two items to choose from for the entree since I don't normally eat the filet mignon. However, my husband was planning on ordering the filet. So he ordered the lamb chops, and we were able to switch entrees.
He thoroughly enjoyed the filet, and I loved the lamb chops - juicy, tender & delicious! Both of our entrees were cooked perfectly.
It's not a place we could afford on a regular basis. But we'll definitely be back for a special ocassion.
We were seated right behind the bar area for 6:30 dinner reservations. Although the view was nice, the noise level from drunk screeching women and drunk yelling men at the bar severely detracted from the experience. With all the seating that stretches around this restaurant, the majority of it is, in fact, far enough away from the bar that you can actually hear your date talking. Why on earth were we relegated to this raucous area? Is it because Open Table reservations automatically get the seats that are harder to fill? Service was rushed, and although our server was pleasant enough, she didn’t seem to know much or care about the menu when we asked specific questions. When I pay $42 for lobster ravioli, I expect the server to be more invested in knowing everything about the menu that she possibly can. Go for the view but make sure to request seating FAR from the irritating cacophony of the bar if you want a relaxed dining experience.
The ambiance was stunning and conducive to conversation, service was very attentive and professional but not invasive, and 4 of the 5 dishes I sampled excellent: crab cake, shrimp cocktail, butternut squash gnocchi, and my favorite--Vegetarian Wellington. (The creme brulee was rich and delicious but slightly too sweet for my taste). Not a value meal, but for a special occasion it did not disappoint.
The food, service and window table were all excellent. Unfortunately, there was a table of three women next to us who were rude and used loud profane language during the entire time we were there. That issue cast abit of a shadow on what was otherwise a nice evening.
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